Shayla joined Summit Wealth Group in January 2015. She assists Randy Morris as Executive Assistant in the Scottsdale, Arizona office as well as event coordination for the entire Summit family. Shayla started her education in Accounting and changed directions to finish her degree in Child Development & Developmental Psychology from California State University at San Bernardino. She spent 14 years as a teacher before transitioning into the roles of an executive assistant and an event manager/planner. Possessing a unique blend of left and right brain learning, displaying itself in a combination of creativity with a Type-A personality; equals absolute diversity. She makes sure the office is running efficiently while bringing enough fun to keep all laughing.
Born and raised in Southern California, Shayla ventured away from the beach and out to the desert in 2004. Shayla and her husband, Jim, are blessed with a great family: four beautiful daughters, one son serving in the Marines, one son-in-law serving in the Air Force, and one son-in-law retired from the Army, two grandsons, twin granddaughters, and nine furry grand-puppies. She is passionate about petting all dogs that cross her path, spending time in the sunshine, gardening, painting, music, German chocolate cake, spending time with family, and her faithful dogs Roo, May, and Lily. Shayla volunteers her time with Mending the Soul ministries, as a lead facilitator and certified trainer. She has a heart of compassion for those wounded and exploited by abuse and human trafficking.